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MHWWSTEM prioritizes mental health and wellness for women in STEM.

STEM organization: Mental Health & Wellness for Women in STEM

Gabrielle Gappy, Science & Technology Editor September 21, 2022

With the high number of students on campus studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), there are many ways to get involved outside of the classroom and to focus on personal growth...

A Students Guide to Undergrad Research in STEM

A Student’s Guide to Undergrad Research in STEM

Gabrielle Gappy, Science & Technology Editor May 18, 2022

From scheduling classes to participating in extracurricular activities such as club sports or student organizations, college can feel overwhelming. With so much to do and so many ways to get involved,...

Studies show that women are underrepresented in many areas of the engineering. The Society of Women Engineers at OU seeks to change that.

Society of Women Engineers is closing the gender gap

Arianna Heyman, Features Editor January 26, 2022

Engineering is one of the fastest growing careers in the United States. However, studies have shown that women are underrepresented in many areas of the field.  The Society of Women Engineers (SWE)...

Abbie Winkel (pictured) is a senior in mechanical engineering at OU. She is working on her senior project on solar EKIT design which will be integrated into hospital and farm equipment.

WISER to host ‘Picture a Scientist’ screening Nov. 5

Tanner Trafelet, Contributor October 27, 2021

Anyone wishing to learn more about the struggles and journeys of women in science, engineering and research should make their way to Founders Ballroom C in the Oakland Center on Nov. 5 for a screening...

Participating students will be given both academic and peer mentors and will work on projects together that benefit their communities in order to create a support system for them while they go through school.

Oakland to help conduct research with $5 million research grant

Shelby Tankersley, Editor-In-Chief October 25, 2016

Oakland is part of a seven-school team to receive a $5 million grant. The schools applied for the grant together because they are conducting the same research through the National Science Foundation. The...

Phenomenal Women panel encourages students in STEM fields

Sarah Lawrence April 11, 2016

In 2014 the American Association for University Women (AAUW) reported that women working full time in the United States were paid 79 percent of men’s wages, contributing to the 21 percent wage gap.On...

Engineering lecture series stars DTE

Jake Smith January 31, 2016

On Friday Jan. 29, Executive Vice President of Major Enterprise Projects for DTE Energy Company Ron May visited the Engineering Center.  He presented for the third segment of the School of Engineering...

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